What is Freelance Journalism and why is the study important? Being a freelance journalist takes more than just the ability to write well. This course will provide you with all the skills and knowledge you need to make it in this exciting industry. You’ll learn what it takes to be a good journalist, what is expected of you as a representative of the profession, how to write depending on the kind of journalist you want to be, pitch stories and kick-start your career.
This specialist course is primarily designed for those who wish to pursue a career in journalism, whether you have previously taken a writing course or not. With everything covered from the basics of journalism and using specific writing styles, to setting up as a freelancer, finding work and getting paid fairly.
The Freelance Journalism course will teach you the keys to writing successful articles that editors want to buy and you will learn how to work with the five fundamental questions every journalist must know to get their stories published. You will also learn how to develop your own writing style and gain the skills to write for a diverse industry. All aspects of business now require the writing of content either for a professional reason or simply to write blog posts or white papers to support business and marketing. The ability to write correctly and succinctly is an important skill in all aspects of business, sales and marketing. Some will take their writing to the next step and write professionally for a living, by publishing in magazines, papers, online etc.
We send certificates to students within 24 hours of course completion. Students will be awarded the Freelance Journalism Certificate.
The course is accredited by The CPD Accreditation Office.
The course is assessed on the basis of assignments. There are no written exams for this course.
This is a self-study course, students have 100% freedom to complete the course in their own time, there is no time restriction on this course. There is no attendance required for this course. Students can study this course from all over the world as long as they have internet connection.
Students will be provided all the learning text materials to assist them in completing the course. The text books will be of different sizes. Our experts have chosen the right text books for each course. Students can use other books as well in order to assist their course works. Students will have 24/7 access to the course materials.
At the end of this course, you will be awarded a Certificate Freelance Journalism, and will also be able to:
Know more about the world of journalism
Report news effectively
Know the essentials of freelance journalism
Write as a Freelance Journalist
Develop your writing styles
Know how to Structure Your Story
Research, Statistics and the Internet
Carryout journalism interviews
Reading 4 – Writing Style
Write for a Diverse Industry
Write for Newspapers and Magazines
Who is this course for?
The Freelance Journalism Certificate is open to individuals who already have experience in the related field.
This course is open to College-going individuals and Graduates interested in building a career as a freelance journalist in the future
Learners should be 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
Good understanding of English language is required to attend this course.
The course is valid for 12 months, however, students can complete their course as soon as they submit their assignment. The assessment will take 24 hours. So if there is a job opportunity for you, please do not hesitate to apply for this prestigious course.
Successful candidates will be awarded Freelance Journalism Certificate
This is a self-study course, students have 100% freedom to complete the course, there is no time restriction on this course. There is no attendance required for this course.
There is a number of options you can pay your fees. We accept bank transfer, Paypal payment, Sterling Cheques, Sterling Bank drafts, Master Card and Debit Card payments.
Once a student is registered we will allocate a UK-Based tutor to guide the student throughout his/her studies. The tutor will be available via email and via Virtual Learning Environment. The tutor will guide and support the students till the given assignments are complete and submitted